Cuzco

Overseas pieces are not a common sight in UK theatres, but Theatre503 is doing its bit to change that with their latest offering: William Gregory’s translation of the Víctor Sánchez Rodríguez play Cuzco. Following a couple of readings, director Kate O’Connor came onboard and the result is this production – the play’s English language première. The […]

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Isaac Came Home From The Mountain

Guest reviewer: Yana Penrose We all bear witness to it. Some live it. The inherited struggle which are the expectations of masculinity, the toxic aspects to be more specific. What happens to young working class men who endure that? It’s a battlefield, especially for those who have been spat out of the education system with […]

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Reared

John Fitzpatrick’s new play Reared has made its debut at Theatre503 – it is a dark comedy that looks at the so-called “sandwich” generation: the adults who are at the point of taking care of their parents whilst still looking after their children. Fitzpatrick is a playwright and screenwriter, who has been nominated at the BAFTAs, British […]

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The Dark Room

The latest offering at south west London’s Theatre503 is the UK première of Angela Betzien’s play The Dark Room, brought to the stage by Paperbark Theatre Company in association with the new company Thinking Aloud (and Theatre503 itself). It was first performed in Australia a few years ago, where it won Best New Australian Work at […]

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Boom

Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s play debuted in 2008 at the Ars Nova Theatre (New York), and its success led to many productions across the USA in 2009 and 2010 – only now has it made it across the Atlantic for its UK première. It’s a 90-minute end-of-the-world story full of unexpected twists and quirks, utilising a cast […]

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BU21

Following a successful run at Theatre503, Stuart Slade’s acclaimed production has transferred to Trafalgar Studios 2 for a limited run. It imagines the aftermath of a fictional future terrorist attack: flight BU21 is shot down on 22 July 2017 over Parsons Green in southwest London. The six individuals (Alex, Clive, Floss, Graham, Izzy & Ana) […]

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